Musik i mörker (Night is My Future)
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Musik i mörker (Night is My Future)
Originally released in Sweden as Musik I Morker, Night is My Future is a seminal effort from director Ingmar Bergman. Blinded during a wartime training accident, aspiring-musician Birger Malmstein refuses all efforts by well-meaning outsiders to help him. Malmstein hires Mai Zetterling as his companion and "eyes," though he still fiercely defends his independence. They become closer as both Malmstein and Zetterling learn about new aspects of life from each other. Disappointed in his efforts to make a living as a pianist, Malmstein enrolls in a school for the blind, assuming that… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is one film Bergman didn't wrench from the depths of his soul."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"Very early Bergman film (he had directed 16 films before all the critical acclaim) starring Malmsten as a man who struggles against blindness that happened to him in the military."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Cinematic juvenilia of a painful sort."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"Shots are often fumbled, yet the need for human touch is profoundly evoked in its physicality and its spirituality"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
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